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Politics | 6/29/2016 7:26:17 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - The Senate Agriculture Committee's compromise on GMO labeling passed a key test Wednesday evening when the Senate voted 68-29 to take up the legislation over the objections of Democratic critics.

Politics | 6/29/2016 6:54:09 PM
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 -- The oil and gas industry joined livestock producers and Western state governors in challenging a Bureau of Land Management proposal to overhaul the way it develops regional resource management plans.
Politics | 6/29/2016 6:44:58 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - USDA's Risk Management Agency has announced the completion of the final round of crop insurance provisions stemming from the 2014 farm bill.
Politics | 6/29/2016 3:36:07 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - The American Farm Bureau Federation and its Utah affiliate are asking a federal court in Utah to toss out a host of what they say are illegal land-use restrictions hampering ranchers in Western states.
Politics | 6/29/2016 2:55:21 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Supporters of the Senate's compromise on biotech labeling are confident it will have the 60 votes necessary to pass the Senate but that action may not come until next week.
Politics | 6/29/2016 1:49:31 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Congress is poised to write into law controversial new ways of delivering food aid while also cementing the cornerstone of...
Politics | 6/29/2016 12:51:03 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Mike Steenhoek says the opening of the expanded Panama Canal last weekend has the potential to have a...
Politics | 6/29/2016 12:27:22 PM
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016 - The U.S. government is trying to renegotiate an import agreement with Mexico in order to staunch a flow of sugar into the U.S. that's hurting U.S. refiners, sources tell Agri-Pulse.
Politics | 6/29/2016 10:32:11 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - The Senate will likely vote on the biotech disclosure agreement soon after returning next week from the long Independence Day weekend, says Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts.
Politics | 6/29/2016 10:15:53 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - After taking a $4 billion hit in the most recent farm bill, conservation groups are hoping to make...
Politics | 6/29/2016 10:03:27 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - The lack of guidance to accompany sage-grouse management plans in 10 Western states is creating uncertainty among...
Politics | 6/29/2016 9:51:18 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - On-farm technology is advancing faster than many lawmakers and regulators acknowledge. However, trade groups and some agribusinesses are...
Politics | 6/29/2016 8:25:14 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Farmers are joining the food industry in sending a unified message to Congress to pass the biotech labeling bill.
Politics | 6/29/2016 8:06:19 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Production agriculture hasn't been front and center in either party's presidential campaigns this year, but a recent meeting may start...
Politics | 6/28/2016 9:27:00 PM
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 - The European Commission will extend the authorization of glyphosate for 18 months while the European Chemicals Agency examines its health effects.
Politics | 6/28/2016 7:39:10 PM
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2016 - Perdue Foods, one of the largest poultry companies in the U.S., has announced an expansive new animal welfare policy that is receiving high marks from advocacy groups.
Politics | 6/28/2016 11:47:39 AM
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 -- Four scientists affiliated with the World Bank-led agricultural research network will be honored with the 2016 World Food Prize for developing and implementing biofortified food crops to improve nutrition in chronically hungry populations.
Politics | 6/28/2016 8:16:58 AM
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 - Food and agriculture groups have been working overtime to get the Senate to pass the GMO labeling agreement yet this week.
Politics | 6/27/2016 12:23:13 PM
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2016 - Farm groups and their allies in the food industry are mobilizing calls and emails to press senators to pass the historic agreement on national standards for disclosure of GMOs.
Politics | 6/27/2016 7:59:38 AM
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2016 - Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts and ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow reached an agreement last week on legislation to preempt state GMO labeling laws for food...
Politics | 6/26/2016 9:27:18 AM
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 - A landmark Senate agreement on national disclosure standards for genetically engineered foods would allow companies to disclose GMO ingredients through digital codes rather than on-package language or symbols.
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